Data regions

Control the geographical location of your G Suite data at rest

  • For organizations that want more geo-control, the data regions feature for G Suite gives you the choice to pick where covered data for select G Suite apps is stored at rest — whether globally distributed, in the US, or across Europe.
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Adapts to your organizational needs

Create as many organizational unit-specific regions as you want with no minimum seat requirements. Change data location settings anytime, anywhere — US, Europe, or global.

Adapts to your organizational needs

No downtime

Edit capabilities of all files, even during a data move. As file ownership changes or users switch OUs, your data is moved dynamically according to policy.

No downtime

Scales with larger organizations

Stay up-to-date on your data move’s progress at no extra cost. Data regions is included with G Suite Business and Enterprise plans.

Scales with larger organizations

Given PwC is a global network with operations in 158 countries. I am very happy to see Google investing in data regions for G Suite and thrilled by how easy and intuitive it will be to set up and manage multi-region policies for our domain.

Rob Tollerton

Director of IT, PwCIL

Top questions about data regions

Will I be able to choose multiple regions for my domain?

Yes. You can choose one region per organizational unit.

How will data regions help me?

Data regions may help satisfy company needs to control the location of data at rest.

Which services and data are covered?

Data regions covers the primary data at rest and backups for Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Hangouts Chat, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Vault, Sites, and Forms. More specific coverage can be found here.